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lament

a poem or song in which a death is lamented
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He lamented that the farmers who are under the Federal Government Central Bank of Nigeria Anchor Borrowers scheme through the Bank of Agriculture would find it difficult in repaying back the loan, saying the whole farms had been completely submerged by the flood
He also lamented that the elected representatives from tribal districts never paid any heed to the problems of handicapped persons.
The PML-N leader lamented that today they ware neither economically free nor ideologically.
He lamented that a process oriented approach must be conducted by HEC, on the contrary the time oriented check list of criteria is hampering educational standards.
Pointing out that the rupee had slid behind currencies of other South Asian nations such as India and Bangladesh, Imran lamented that the depreciation would hike inflation and the cost of imports.
"I never thought I would see McCarthyism come to Martha's Vineyard," lamented the celebrated lawyer, sending journalists into paroxysms of opinionation.
Samburu woman representative Maison Leshomo on Friday caused a stir when she publicly lamented over protocol hitch during the Madaraka Day celebrations at the county.
The councillors lamented that the festival was losing its significance resulting in low turnout of spectators since it had been organised by the provincial government for last two years.
ISLAMABAD: Justice Ejaz Afzalon Monday lamented the poor health facilities available in Pakistan while addressing a full-court reference.Hesaid that the basic health units (BHUs) across the country were riddled with a lack of staff and medicines.
Shah lamented that 16 fire trucks and three snorkels of the department have been dysfunctional for years.
PARIS, Oct 19 (KUNA) -- The UNESCO body on Thursday condemned what it said was "a horrendous attack" that killed close to 300 people in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, last weekend and lamented the huge loss of life in the terrorist operation.
Summary: Future MP Bahia Hariri lamented the presidential vacuum over the weekend but expressed hope that the Lebanese will overcome this ordeal and build an independent and functioning state.